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 PM, Shift Management Localization Topics for China


You can use this business function to meet country-specific requirements in the area of Plant Maintenance (PM) for China.

The Shift Management business function supports the creation and management of shift diaries. Shift diaries are used to record information relating to a shift, such as crew attendance, equipment operating status, regular and ad hoc maintenance tasks, and shift notes.

Technical Data

Technical Name of Business Function


Type of Business Function

Enterprise Business Function

Available From


Technical Usage

Application Component

Plant Maintenance (PM)

Required Business Function



The Shift Management system functions are used in conjunction with Enterprise Asset Management (EAM).


  • You have installed the following components as of the version mentioned:

    Type of Component


    Required for the Following Features Only

    Software Component

    EAPPLGLO 607 SP04

You are using Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) functions within Plant Maintenance (PM).

If you activate this business function, you must complete all required Customizing. For more information, see the Operations and Safety Management for China Configuration Guide, and Customizing for Operations and Safety Management for China > Shift Management and Shift Planning.


Shift Management

A number of features are available for Shift Management, as follows:

  • You can plan and manage shifts by defining shift planning data. Shift planning data consists of daily and period work schedules that are assigned to work schedule rules. The rules are ultimately assigned to crews

  • You can generate a shift schedule by date, shift, and location

  • You can investigate shift schedule data

  • You can review and change a shift schedule

  • You can create and process shift diaries, changing their status to reflect completion (handed over) and acceptance (taken over)

  • You can search for shift diaries by date, shift, and location

  • You can delete shift diaries

  • You can manage equipment and operating status information

For more information, see Regular Tasks and Shift Management.